Auction 140, Lot 418

"Isles Canaries", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Canary Islands

Period: 1672 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.8 x 3.8 inches
12.2 x 9.7 cm

This miniature map of the Canary Islands depicts a few towns and topographical features. Pierre Duval was Nicolas Sanson's nephew and pupil. He published a wide range of atlases and individual maps including a fine miniature world geography with many of the maps based on Sanson.

References: King (2nd ed) pp. 132-135; Pastoureau, Duval XI C.

Condition: A

Watermark of a crown with light toning along centerfold and in blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/23/2012

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